The DiamondMax Plus 45 weighs in with a Business Disk WinMark 99
score of 7.84 MB/sec, a new record for an ATA
drive. This score edges past the previous record, held by IBM's Deskstar 75GXP
, by about 2%. The Maxtor's High-End Disk WinMark
of 18.7 MB/sec is the second-highest recorded for an ATA drive, trailing the Deskstar by about 3%.